Pan Fried Gnocchi, Mushrooms and Chard with Goats Cheese

So for meatless Monday this week I opted for gnocchi. Also my local farm shop had gorgeous bunches of Swiss chard. For the meaty part I used mushrooms. This recipe is quick, healthy and tastes delicious. Perfect for w weekday dinner. Ingredients (serves 2) 1/2 packet of gnocchi (175g) Knob of butter 1 banana shallot,…

Healthy Crown Prince Squash and Red Lentil Curry

I love squash and the crown prince has lovely orange flesh and is deliciously sweet. It really holds its shape and texture in this curry. It is tasty, filling and healthy. Ingredients (serves 2) 1/2 crown prince squash, whole if small. Peeled center removed and cut into 5cm chunks 2 shallots, peeled and finely diced…

Roasted Squash Salad with Toasted Cobnuts, Feta and Crispy Sage

So Autumn has arrived, I must say the colours on trees are beautiful. Warm oranges, bright reds and golden yellows. I think the squashes represent these colours so well. Cobnuts remind me Autumn too I love watching squirrels bury them away for the winter. I didn’t use much sage over the summer and I love…

Caramelised Fennel and Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while. It was my wedding anniversary so we have been away in Dorset. It was our 2nd anniversary which is cotton. Paulie got me an engraved cotton cushion with our anniversary date. I got Paulie some cotton cufflinks. We had a really nice foodie weekend we went to river…

Panzanella Salad with Saganaki Recipe

I am loving saganaki at the moment hence it is featuring in a lot of our salads. I love the gooey texture in the middle and the crispy outside from the flour. The tomatoes available at the moment are so delicious and I am definitely making the most of the season. If you have some…

Baked Feta and Spinach Samosa (Spanakopita) Recipe

When we were in Turkey we tried these delicious spinach and feta parcel’s they also used this mixture in pancake wraps. I really wanted to have a go at recreating them. They were delicious and I prefer baking to frying. I don’t know why but the mint, cumin, spinach and feta together changes the entire…

Whole Wheat Pasta with Courgette Sauce and Spinach Balls Recipe

This is one of my favourite dishes in a well know italian chef’s chain or restaurants. As spinach and courgettes are bang in season this dish came to mind and I wanted to try and make it myself. Gosh it was delicious and I found rolling the spinach balls really theraputic. To keep it in…

Easy Baked Mushroom’s with Spinach and Goats Cheese Recipe

This is so simple but really tasty. Sometimes I really enjoy a vegetarian lunch or dinner. I have always loved the flavours of florentine and this worked a treat. The goats cheese was much lighter than cheddar and the mushrooms were really juicy and soft. I might have to try it again with some different…